Diathermous
Diathermous \Di`a*ther"mous\, a. Same as {Diathermal}. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • diathermous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diathermal — Di a*ther mal, a. [Gr. ? thoroughly warm; dia through + ? warm, hot. Cf. {Diathermous}.] Freely permeable by radiant heat …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diathermancy — Di a*ther man*cy, Diathermaneity Di a*ther ma*ne i*ty, n. [See {Diathermanous}.] The property of transmitting radiant heat; the quality of being diathermous. Melloni. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diathermaneity — Diathermancy Di a*ther man*cy, Diathermaneity Di a*ther ma*ne i*ty, n. [See {Diathermanous}.] The property of transmitting radiant heat; the quality of being diathermous. Melloni. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diathermic —   a. transmitting heat rays.    ♦ diathermacy,    ♦ diathermancy,    ♦ diathermaneity, n.    ♦ diathermanous,    ♦ diathermous, a.    ♦ diathermotherapy, n. medical treatment by diathermy.    ♦ diathermy, n. heating, by electrical means, of… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • diathermancy — n. the quality of transmitting radiant heat. Derivatives: diathermic adj. diathermous adj. Etymology: F diathermansie f. Gk dia through + thermansis heating: assim. to ANCY …   Useful english dictionary

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